Organic Moonshine Roots Music and Fela Kuti: An Interview with Valerie June

Valerie June is the stuff of magical, star lit Tennessee nights. She is a dreaded, animated woman with a lilting Deep South accent doing music that flows out alternately between blues, soul, and country. It’s fitting then that her self-named genre is “organic moonshine roots music.” The aching pangs of love, and the ancient roots of the routes of her melodies echo even after a playlist has ceased.

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Dark Princess

Five years ago, Vogue asked to no one and to everyone in particular, “Is Fashion…

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Nollywood Week in Paris

Even though Nigeria didn’t get much love at this year’s FESPACO film festival, some Parisian…

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